Opens March 16
Bhutan's Best International Feature Film Submission to the 2024 Oscars

The Monk And The Gun captures the wonder and disruption as Bhutan becomes one of the world’s youngest democracies. Known throughout the world for its extraordinary beauty and its emphasis on Gross National Happiness, the remote Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan was the last nation to connect to the internet and television. And if that weren’t enough change, the King announced shortly afterwards that he would cede his power to the people via their vote and a new form of government: Democracy.

The storytelling is lively and piquant, demonstrating the director’s sense of humor and sharp observational skills.

Hollywood Reporter

A droll, shrewdly satirical fable, in which Western values crash against a seemingly intransigent (but potentially more enlightened) South Asian culture.

Runtime 107 minutes
Rated 14A
Directed By Pawo Choyning Dorji
Starring Harry Einhorn, Tandin Wangchuk, Deki Lhamo
Language Dzongkha With English Subtitles


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